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Man, two brothers held for wife torture

Police arrested a man in his early 40s, along with his two brothers, in Baguiati on Wednesday on the charge of torturing his wife.
A staff reporter Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Talk with parents, avert abuse

• My parents are too busy to hear me out.
Chandreyee ghose Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Food photos that wow

Like father, like daughter. Jade Nina Sarkhel, daughter of the late Udit Sarkhel, who was considered arguably the best Bengali chef in the UK, has excelled in a hard fought food photography competition that attracted 40,000 entries from 60 countries.
Amit Roy Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

ATMs get refilled for long weekend

Banks are gearing up to ensure ATMs have enough cash in view of the four-day holiday from April 28 to May 1.
A Staff Reporter Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Meat seized after raid on cold store

Twenty tonnes of meat, packed and sealed, were seized from a cold store in Narkeldanga in an early morning raid by police following allegations that the facility was storing meat of dead animals sourced from garbage dumps in Budge Budge.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Ride on e-wheels

From next week New Town residents should be able to move about in electric buses. Hidco and Coal India have been working jointly for about four years on this project and on May 1, the wheels should roll. 
Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Walk by walls of beauty

After the perimeter walls of Iswarchandra Nivas in Ultadanga got illustrated recently with Jamini Roy works, here are a couple of walls in Salt Lake that have let the paintbrush give them an aesthetic identity.
Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Evening for & of elders

• As a child I would read the Dui Buro story in Hojoborolaw and find it amusing. But watching the members of this group today, I think it’s true,” said Tridib Kumar Chatterjee, honorary general secretary, Publishers & Booksellers Guild, that organises the Book Fair. 
Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Questions over empty seats at drama fest

Is the theatre-watching public in Salt Lake a species on the decline?  The 20th edition of Lokkrishti Theatre Festival recently held in Labanhrad Mancha certainly gave such an impression. 
Sudeshna Banerjee Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

This Month, That Year

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Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Farewell, furry friend

Queen Elizabeth II lost her last Corgi dog, Willow, to cancer last week and is said to be grief-stricken. Anyone who has lost his/her pet knows what a difficult time this can be.
Brinda Sarkar Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

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